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Active@ Data Studio Version History

Active@ Data Studio contains a set of both desktop applications and a bootable image for booting up any system into a DOS or Windows environment. Whether you need to perform data recovery, data imaging, or to securely erase data, Active@ Data Studio allows you to run the utilities from within Windows or to boot a system up from a self-contained boot environment.

Last version: Active@ Data Studio 10.5

March 29, 2016

  • Updated software to the latest versions: Active@ KillDisk 10.1; Active@ UNDELETE 11; Active@ Partition Recovery 15; Active@ File Recovery 15; Active@ Password Changer 7
  • For all disk tools:
    • Added Linux/Unix XFS file system recovery and cleanup
    • Added support for Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) partitioning and recovery
    • Improved Windows Logical Disk Manager (LDM) support for nested volume
  • Read more on Active@ Boot Disk 10.5 new features
Version Date Changes
10.5 03/29/2016

Included the latest software versions:

For all disk tools:

  • Added Linux/Unix XFS file system recovery and cleanup
  • Added support for Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) partitioning and recovery
  • Improved Windows Logical Disk Manager (LDM) support for nested volume
10.1 10/15/2015
10 05/19/2015
  • New software included: Active@ BCD Editor (runs only from Boot Disk) - allows to view & edit PC bootable configuration, restoring Windows partition bootable.
  • Active@ Boot Disk switched to Windows 8.1 base (WinPE 5.1) and 64-bit architecture (x64). It includes all Active@ 64-bit software performing much faster on x64 platforms & optimizing RAM usage.
  • Professional version includes Active@ Boot Disk with many additional packages (WMI, .NET Framework 4.5 and more) installed, and (PowerShell, BitLocker, …).
  • Read more on Active@ Boot Disk 10 new features

All latest software versions:

9.1 01/20/2015
  • Included latest software versions:
    • Active@ UNDELETE 10 — added forensic reports, more pre-defined signatures
    • Active@ Partition Manager 4 — new look'n'feel, more wizards
    • Active@ File Recovery 14 — more file signatures added, optimized performance
9 10/20/2014
  • New component added: Active@ ISO Manager 5 - ISO image file mastering and burning utility
  • Added 64-bit versions of Active@ Partition Manager, Active@ Data Burner, Active@ Disk Editor & Active@ Disk Monitor, performing faster on x64 platforms
  • Included latest software versions:
    • Active@ KillDisk 9.1 - multi-sessions performance improved, new command line params
    • Active@ UNDELETE 9.7 - added 26 more signatures, BtrFS recovery, new wizards
    • Active@ Disk Editor 5 – added Open File mode and Disk Browser
    • Active@ Partition Manager 3.5 – new look'n'feel, editing ExtFS, HFS+ & UFS boot sectors
    • Active@ File Recovery 13 – new signatures, Last Chance recovery & BtrFS support
    • Active@ Partition Recovery 11 – LastChance recovery, BtrFS, new Copy All Data options
    • Active@ Disk Monitor 3.2 - 64-bit desktop component added
    • Active@ Data Burner 5.7 - 64-bit desktop component added, latest burning library
  • Improvements to Boot Disk components:
    • Boot Disk Creator: improved look'n'feel
    • Network initialization and status display improved
    • Added the latest Intel, VIA USB3 drivers & Adaptec SCSI drivers
8.5.5 07/07/2014
  • Active@ UNDELETE 9.5 - new styles, built-in File Organizer, improved wizards
  • Active@ KillDisk 9 - multi-sessions, disk fingerprints, new erase standards supported
  • Active@ Password Changer 6 - new UI, full GPT disk style support, manual SAM location
  • Active@ Data Burner 5 - improved burning features
  • Active@ Disk Image is updated to 6.0.2
  • Increased virtual disk size to 64MB(demo version) & 256MB (commercial version)
  • Added new USB3, LAN & Mass Storage drivers (200 total)
  • New USB3 drivers even in demo version
8.2.0 03/14/2014
  • Active@ Disk Image updated to version 6.0.1
  • Active@ UNDELETE updated to version 9.0.81
  • Added 64-bit Active@ UNDELETE executable for x64 platforms
  • Added USB3 drivers to demo version
8.0 01/17/2014
  • Added 64-bit versions of Active@ File Recovery, Active@ Partition Recovery & Active@ KillDisk, performing much faster on x64 platforms
  • All latest software versions:
    • Active@ Disk Editor 4 – new advanced templates and navigation
    • Active@ Disk Image 5.6 – added 4KB sector support & Widows 8.1+BCD correction
    • Active@ File Recovery 12 – new signatures, virtual disks & file organizing features
    • Active@ KillDisk 8 – new exit codes, user blocking mode & log to XML export
    • Active@ Partition Recovery 10 – added data recovery from disk images
    • Active@ UNDELETE 9 – new styles, virtual volumes & larger than 2GB RAM usage
  • Improvements to Boot Disk components:
    • Boot Disk Creator: localization & manual USB disk selection
    • Added memory testing boot option
    • Active@ Partition Manager 3 – new partition resizing functionality
    • Latest Driver’s Pack including Mass Storage, USB3 & Network drivers (203 total)
8 Beta 01/09/2014
  • Latest: Active@ File Recovery 12; Active@ Partition Recovery 10; Active@ KillDisk 8; Active@ UNDELETE 9; Active@ Disk Image 5.6
  • Added 64-bit Apps to perform faster and optimize RAM usage on x64 platforms
  • Memory testing option for the Boot Disk
  • Localized Boot Disk Creator (5 languages)
7.5 07/26/2013
  • Boot Disk Creator improved
  • Latest: Active@ Disk Image 5.5.2; Active@ KillDisk 7.5.0; Active@ File Recovery 11.0.5; Active@ Partition Recovery 9.0.4; Active@ Partition Manager 2.6.5; Active@ Data Burner 4.0.5; Active@ Disk Editor 3.0.9.
  • Optimized package size, more compact installation.
7.1 03/01/2013 Boot Disk Creator improved:
  • Software Update module added
  • Firewall state configuration option added
  • GUI improvements

Latest Active@ Password Changer 5.0.11
WMI and Scripting support added to Boot Disk (Commercial version)

7.0 02/01/2013 Boot Disk Software updated to:
  • Active@ File Recovery 10.0.7 (UFS & Ext4 file systems support)
  • Active@ Partition Recovery 8.0.2 (UFS & Ext4 file systems support)
  • Active@ Disk Image 5.4.2 (SSD support, advanced scheduling)
  • Active@ Password Changer 4.1.235 (drive lock issue resolved)
  • Active@ Disk Monitor 1.4 (new device refresh issue fixed)
  • Active@ KillDisk 7.0.4 (PDF certificates, parallel jobs, e-mail reports)
  • Active@ Disk Editor 2.1.35 (Integration with File & Partition Recovery)

New lightweight installer, more compact installations

6.5 11/16/2012 Boot Disk Creator:
  • can create password protected boot disks
  • can pre-configure Network Settings (Static IP, etc..)
Boot Disk Utilities:
  • Virtual Keyboard added
  • 3 Games added
  • FilePreview component added (for Partition & File Recovery)
Boot Disk Software updated to:
  • Disk Image 5.3.1
  • KillDisk 7.0
  • Disk Editor 2.1(Advanced Search & NTFS templates)

The Demo edition includes standard Win7 SP1 driver set — reducing the installation package by 20 MB. The purchased edition include 152 Driver Packs (USB3 / Mass Storage Devices / Network Cards) — access link and registration keys provided after purchase. This package also has 128 MB available on the virtual drive (compared to 32 MB in Demo). RAM usage: 287 MB — Demo vs. 352 MB — Pro. Both packages can be activated with the same key.

6.0 07/20/2012
  • Active@ File Recovery 9.5
  • Active@ Partition Recovery 7.1
  • Latest QtWeb Internet Browser 3.7
  • Added 152 Driver Packs for USB3, MassStorage & Network Support
5.7 03/31/2012
  • Active@ File Recovery 9.0
  • Active@ KillDisk 6.0
5.5.1 01/10/2012
  • Active@ File Recovery 8.2
  • Active@ Disk Image 5.2.5 (performance boosted up to 150%)
  • Active@ KillDisk 5.5.3 (fixed HDD serial display)
5.4.5 09/29/2011
  • Improved Boot Disk Creator (NTFS formatting added, bugs fixed)
  • Updated Boot Disk utilities
  • Active@ KillDisk version 5.5
  • Active@ Disk Image version 5.1.2
  • Fixed several bugs in Boot Disk Explorer
5.3.3 5/10/2011
  • Windows PE updated to version 3.1 (Windows 7 SP1)
  • Antivirus setup guide added
  • Active@ Password Changer 4.0.111
  • Active@ Disk Image 5.0.2
  • Active@ Partition Recovery 6.0.0.1
  • Active@ File Recovery 8.0.1
  • Active@ Kill Disk 5.2.24 for Windows
5.1.3 1/7/2011
  • Fixed bug when copying several files in Explorer.
5.1.2 11/12/2010
  • Fixed problem with inability to lock first partition by Disk Image and Password Changer.
5.1.1 10/29/2010
  • New Windows PE 3.0 (Windows 7 based) implemented
  • Disk Image is updated to 4.2.4
5.0.10 07/15/2010
  • Disk Image is updated to version 4.0.4
  • Registration problems were fixed
  • DEMO keys algorithm was changed
5.0.5 12/22/2009
  • DEMO package can be registered and activated to Commercial (DOS, Win, Suite)
  • No KEY is required to be typed for DEMO version
  • Boot Disk Creator with a new interface – allows to specify boot options like language and network
  • Boot Disk Creator can create a new media-type - Configured ISO
  • Ability to do multi-boot (DOS+Win)
  • Ability to add user files, user drivers, user scripts, change default start settings (firewall, timezone, etc..)
  • Disk Defragmenter is added
  • All software is updated to their latest versions
5.0 11/19/2009
  • New Boot Disk Creator
  • Singe DOS + Windows CD (BD Creator) – choose boot order – for CD only
  • New Boot Disk Creator (lots of bug fixes)
  • Updated Active@ Boot Disk internal utilities (initBD.exe, explorer.exe ...)
  • Ability to create only DOS, only Windows, dual-boot
  • Ability to format floppy and USB, creating ISO and burning CD/DVD
4.1.8 06/15/2009
  • Disk Image 3.3.3 (speed increased, some bugs fixed, Vista BCD fix supported)
  • Password Changer 3.8.101 (scan speed increased, new checkbox)
  • KillDisk 5.1.23 (new erasing methods, including user defined pattern)
  • Updated documentation on KillDisk, Data Burner
  • Boot Disk Creator fixed to work on older systems
  • New Data Burner (GUI)
  • Boot Disk Explorer improved
4.1.4 03/25/2009
  • Latest Active@ Partition Manager 1.3.9
  • Latest Active@ Disk Image 3.2.6
  • Added utilities (WordPad, Paint, Calc) to menus
  • Boot Disk Creator is updated
4.1.2 02/13/2009
  • Boot Disk Creator minor changes
4.1.1 02/03/2009
  • 2 new utilities were added:
    -System information (can be saved in HTML format)
    -Local Registry Search utility searches for registry on local drives, and automatically attaches them to the Registry Editor for View/Edit
4.1.0 01/14/2009
  • 3 new utilities were added:
    WordPad (able to open almost all Word DOCs )
    Calculator (sometimes essential while using HexEditor)
    MS Paint (able to open/preview almost all images)
    Mail Sender to send e-mail quickly from Boot Disk Environment.
4.0.8 11/7/08
  • Search function is added in the Explorer
  • Screenshot Maker is added
4.0.6 10/23/2008
  • Initialization screen – French language support is added
  • 4 new utilities added: Display Configurator, Languages, Active Boot Disk Explorer documentation is updated
3.0.69 10/25/2007
  • The new product Active@ Disk Monitor is included (S.M.A.R.T parameters + Health for HDDs)
3.0 09/12/2007
  • software released